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Autumn News Letter Longlevens

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What a lovely summer we had!

The children had lots of fun over the summer mostly playing outside and exploring our new areas.It was great to get the paddling pools out and cool down.

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We had a successful crop in our nursery allotment this year, with the children enjoying some home grown strawberries, onions,tomatoes and pumpkins!

This is the first year we have managed to grow pumpkins and we are excited to be able to use them for Halloween this year.Our plans including pumpkin pie and carving.

We also had some very successful tall sunflowers which the children  enjoyed measuring and learning new mathematical vocabulary such as 'tall', 'taller than',short', 'shorter than', big and 'little'. We now plan to dry the sunflower heads and pick out the seeds ready for next years crop and to feed to the winter animals.

Up and coming Events!

Preschool Parent Consultations- October, Please make sure you are booked in to see your child key person , where you can have  a chat and learn about what your child's next steps are in preschool.

Grand Parents Day- 8th October- Come and join your grandchild in their playroom and meet their friends you always hear about.the stay and play will be followed by a cup of tea and a cake.

Halloween Disco-  Thursday 31st October- Children are invited to dress up on this day and enjoy a spooky boogie.

Children in need fundraising week - November 11th- more information to follow.

Preschool Graduation.

We have also had to say goodbye to our older preschool children who have now left to start their new journey into school. We held a lovely party for the children at Milestones school along with Glos disco's we gave them all a great send off.

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We wish you all fun at school. Make sure you all keep in touch.

Children starting school in September 2020.

Our Preschool teachers will be giving you information about school in your preschool consultations in October. This is the time to keep an eye on all the school websites for their open days. Some of the open days that have been released are displayed on the parents board in the preschool room. Not all have released their dates yet so keep checking.When you make your school choice in November please remember to put all 5 schools down, because if you only put one school and do not get that school everyone else will be allocated their choices first then you will be left with what ever is left. This could be a school miles away from your home.Sop please use all your choices.

Raising money for Charity.

Thank you to all who helped to raise money for Sue rider through our sponsored walk and through our McMillan coffee morning.

Your help and support is much appreciated.

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Christmas closure times.

Can you believe its only three months until Christmas!! We are all excited  about Christmas and the staff are busy planning some lovely activities for the children.

This year our last day will be Friday 20th December 2019. 

We will reopen Thursday 2nd January 2020.


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